La Maison Française of NYU will host a roundtable discussing Herrick Chapman’s book “France’s Long Reconstruction. In Search of the Modern Republic” (Feb. 21); a conversation with Jacques Attali for “French Literature in the Making” (Feb. 26); and more in February.
The author will speak about her new book, "Havel, Hunde, Katzen, Tulpen—Garz erzählt" ("Havel, Dogs, Cats, Tulips—Garz Talks").
An evening withThomas Straubhaar, Professor of Economics at the University of Hamburg, concerning his new book entitled "Radically Fair" - and the prospects for a minimum guaranteed income for all.
A sampling of six authors of Festival Neue Literature provides a taste of new writing from Austria, Germany, and Switzerland.
An exhibit of Deutsches Haus in-house photographer's work over decades includes images of actors, filmmakers, public intellectuals, and translators, from Paul Auster and Jonathan Franzen, to Carol Brown Janeway and Ilija Trojanow, and many others.
NYU King Juan Carlos I Center will host a screening and discussion of a TV doc recounting the struggle of many families to remove their relatives from the Valle de los Caídos (the “Valley of the Fallen”), a monumental symbol of the 40-year dictatorship in Spain.
A panel of experts takes on the seemingly inescapable rise of populism in the U.S. and Europe, and the increasing threat it poses to multi-cultural and cosmopolitan societies.
A concert featuring unpublished works by French composer Louis Durey, one of “Les Six," is among the many highlights of the schedule of free happenings.